A founding partner of Dow Schofield Watts, an award-winning advisory business, Jon has more than two decades’ experience providing specialist corporate finance and strategic advice to growing businesses across a range of sectors.
He is also a partner and co-owner of PHD Equity Partners, which works with ambitious management teams and companies within the £5million to £100million turnover bracket.
As an active member of the board, Jon will assist Seddon in a wide-ranging role including governance and finance.
Jon joins the board ahead of the departure of Rod Sellers, Seddon’s chairman, who is retiring in 2017 after 16 years of service.
Jon Schofield said: “With a long-standing history and excellent reputation in the industry and beyond, it’s a privilege to join the Seddon board. I look forward to assisting the family, and the team in achieving its ambitious plans and moving towards a stronger future.”
Seddon CEO, Jonathan Seddon, said: “I’ve known Jon for more than four years and his admirable experience, diverse network and proven track record in high-level advisory roles made him ideal for the role.
“We’re sure he’ll be a fantastic addition to the Seddon team as we aim to realise our aspirations.”